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  1. I think the correct pluralization is Alexes Gonzalez, but I could be wrong

    Comment by GrassRockFish — January 19, 2012 @ 4:09 pm

  2. You’re probably right — like ladies-in-waiting and secretaries-general and maids of honor.

    Comment by Alex Remington — January 19, 2012 @ 4:12 pm

  3. Just to verify, Alex S. is the the one receiving his AARP magazine. Alex is still pimping his sub .300obp and mehhh glove.

    Comment by Grand Admiral Braun — January 19, 2012 @ 4:32 pm

  4. You’re absolutely right! I fixed it.

    Comment by Alex Remington — January 19, 2012 @ 4:38 pm

  5. I would translate it, but its VERY hard to understand because of the scratchiness. It was recorded in a submarine I think! Painful to listen to. :(

    “I’ve been playing 14 years, I think its time to retire, even though I’ve received several offers.”

    Comment by chinocochino — January 19, 2012 @ 5:29 pm

  6. I’d be more comfortable with O-Cab at SS on opening day than Tyler Pastornicky, but hearing the Braves tried somehow makes me feel better. Alex, a +1 for dropping ‘synecdoche’ on us.

    Comment by bstar — January 19, 2012 @ 7:16 pm

  7. I don’t know if it has to be this way, but the player link is to the page about both Orlando Cabreras.

    Comment by Barkey Walker — January 20, 2012 @ 10:20 am

  8. Alexi Gonzalez?

    Comment by siggian — January 20, 2012 @ 10:43 am

  9. Good catch — fixed.

    Comment by Alex Remington — January 20, 2012 @ 11:58 am

  10. Only +1? That’s a +5 savings throw against dragon’s breath, my friend.

    Comment by BDF — January 20, 2012 @ 12:16 pm

  11. I think of Bronson Arroyo and Mark Bellhorn before I think of Cabrera when it comes to the 04 Red Sox. I’m not convinced that’s what he’ll be remembered for. Maybe it’s just me, though.

    Comment by Todd — January 21, 2012 @ 1:13 am

  12. A liitle realism here: he won’t be remembered much at all.

    Comment by Candlestick Parker — January 21, 2012 @ 10:14 am

  13. He replaced Nomar. I’m pretty sure every one in the north east knows where they were when they heard Nomar was traded (I was playing the guitar at my mom’s house). He’s absolutely going to remember. Hell, even my mom knows who matt murton from that trade.

    Comment by Pack — January 21, 2012 @ 3:30 pm

  14. I don’t live in the Northeast so I’m not gonna pretend the 2004 World Series was more important than others. I had forgotten Cabrera was on that team. I’ll remember him for being a part of those early 2000s Expos teams when Vlad the Impaler and Jose Vidro were in their primes.

    Comment by bstar — January 22, 2012 @ 4:22 pm

  15. Agreed. I remember where I was, too. Doing the nasty with Nomar’s wife. It was good times.

    Comment by Redjac — January 22, 2012 @ 5:59 pm

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